George Mason UniversitySchool of Business

Four Year Plans

Students are strongly encouraged to use these sample 4-year plans to map their path to graduation. Students can plot these requirements into their own long range plan.

Below are sample plans for students who started their degree programs between fall 2015 through spring 2020:

Below are sample plans for students who started their degree programs fall 2020 and later:

School of Business Important Prerequisites


The School of Business sponsors several degree programs, all of which are a Bachelor's of Science. Each of these is designed to expose students to all areas of business, while still providing a designated focus within the area of their choice.

Mason Core:
General education courses that all students must take regardless of major. A complete list of Mason Core courses can be found here.

Business Foundations:
Helping students answer the questions "What is Business?" and provide foundational knowledge to prepare students for upper-level courses.

Business Core:
Exposes students to multiple areas of Business to help them become well-rounded business who are prepared for today's competitive job market. (NOTE: all Business Core courses are subject to the 3 attempt repeat policy)

Concentration courses:
All Business concentrations are 21 credit hours with required courses and electives in the chosen subject area.

You can find a complete list of degree requirements in the programs section of the university catalog